Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI)

Record 20 Year Suspension Imposed in Fatal Horse Abuse Case

The following article entitled, "Strongest Sanctions in FEI history imposed in fatal Endurance case" was published on June 9, 2020 on horsetalk.co.nz. The final decision can be found here. Sh Abdul Aziz Bin Faisal Al Qasimi has appealed this decision to the Court of Arbitration

Demotion of Level 4 Jumping Judge

Pippa Cuckson wrote the following article entitled, "Level 4 Jumping Judge Demoted After Failing FEI's New Exam", which was published on April 15, 2020 on HorseSport.com.  João Manuel Vieira de Moura, one of Portugal’s top-ranked FEI jumping judges, has unsuccessfully appealed against his demotion after failing

Endurance riding

FEI Suspends UAE Endurance Rider

Kieran Paulson’s article called, FEI Suspends UAE Endurance Rider was published on March 7, 2019. Her article discusses the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Tribunal’s finding after the British journalist Pippa Cuckson lodged a protest for horse abuse against Ali Mohammed Ali Al Hosani for striking

Changes in the FEI Veterinary Regulations

This article summarizes the changes have been made to the FEI Veterinary Regulations for 2019. It's important as riders to keep informed of all the changes to the FEI rules and regulations.

The FEI Clean Sport – Athlete’s Guide

The FEI produced this Athlete's Guide to help athletes understand the key provisions of the Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations. Since legal rules can be technical and confusing for non-lawyers, this Guide explains in plain English and without any legal jargon what athletes really

Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Tribunal

It’s official! I was elected on November 21, 2017 as the first Canadian to sit on the FEI Tribunal. The Tribunal decides on all cases related to sport rules, statutes, and general regulations. Congratulations also to Mark Samuels of Mississauga, Ontario who was unanimously elected as the

FEI President Pushes Clean Sport Message

On September 1, 2015, the FEI issued the following press release from the FEI's President about the importance of the FEI Clean Sport campaign and the coming into force of the FEI's global Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Programme on January 1, 2016. FEI President Ingmar

FEI cancels endurance events in UAE

Horse & Country posted this article called "FEI cancels endurance events in UAE" by Charlotte Ricca-Smith on February 27, 2015. It discusses the FEI's withdrawal from endurance races in the United Arab Emirates from its 2015 calendar. I am personally very pleased with the FEI's decision.